Zoey huffed and collapsed at my heels, seemingly just as bored as the rest of us were while Ryder spent another ten minutes rambling on. Behind me, Kris giggled at something Jacks said and I put my hand up with a sharp nod, interrupting Ryder as he spoke about the irrigation system and how the grid was powered by their wind farm and generator systems. I didn’t care how the lights were kept on. As long as they worked.
“I think some of us are anxious to settle in. Maybe we could finish up the tour in a few hours?” I asked.
Ryder’s cheeks flushed a rouge color that contrasted comically with his pale complexion. “Sure,” he stammered. In a rush to get to the door, he tripped over his feet, twice. “Let’s go meet the Leaders, and then I’ll see you each to your living quarters.”
– FINDING HOPE, Coming Soon!